You have to be over 18 years old to apply to change your name without your parent's consent.

When you submit this form you are sending your information to Hertfordshire County Council (as the Data controller) the data on this form is being gathered for the purpose of booking an appointment and providing you with a Change of Name Deed. Hertfordshire County Council will use this information to contact you to make an appointment and confirm your identity to enable the issuing of a Change of Name Deed.

This information is being gathered and will be processed on the basis that you are giving consent for us to do so. If you wish to withdraw consent at any time you can do so by contacting us at

The information you give us will be held by the Registration & Citizenship Service  of Hertfordshire County Council and will only be used to process your Change of Name application.

We will not share this information with a third party or use it for any other purpose

The contact information that you supply to us will be kept on file for two years. A copy of your Change of Name Deed will be kept indefinitely to allow you to apply for copies in the future.

See our full privacy policy.

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